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Bowl: C.2 & A-1984

Object information


Standigi, Gary (Potter)


Porcelain, thrown and carved, with ash glaze in shades of yellowish-brown, brown, and brownish-black

Porcelain, thrown and carved, with ash glaze in shades of yellowish-brown, brown, and brownish-black; top and interior of rim, and the underside of footring unglazed. Circular with deep sides, carved with six petals or facets, standing on a footring with four notches. Circular, single-stepped cover with four carved facets in the centre.

Legal notes

Given by Henry W. Rothschild

Measurements and weight

Height: 8.5 cm
Width: 11.1 cm

Relative size of this object

11.1 cm8.5 cm What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Place(s) associated

  • Tutt Hill ⪼ Kent ⪼ England

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1984-01-30) by Rothschild, Henry W.


Late 20th Century
Elizabeth II
Production date: AD/CE 1980

School or Style

Studio Ceramics

Components of the work

Bowl: Decoration:

Materials used in production

except for top and interior of rim, and the underside of the footring Ash glaze Porcelain

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: G over S in oval seal

  • Text: G over S
  • Location: In middle of base
  • Method of creation: Impressed in seal
  • Maker's mark

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: C.2 & A-1984
Primary reference Number: 72977
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 15 July 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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